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Nearly 70 Killed In Cameroon As Separatists Stop Youth Week Activities

Nearly 70 Killed In Cameroon As Separatists Stop Youth Week Activities

Renewed fighting has killed 69 people in English-speaking regions of Cameroon, where armed separatists have ordered people to stay inside their homes as the country prepares to celebrate its national youth day. February 11 coincides with the 1961 plebiscite, which separatists identify as the day their English-speaking territory was handed to the French-speaking majority.   […]

Mbegu Fund : Youth, Women To Benefit From Sh30m Loans

Mbegu Fund : Youth, Women To Benefit From Sh30m Loans

Youth, women and disabled people in Kilifi County will now get business loans after Governor Amason Kingi officially launched a Sh30 million microfinance fund. The governor said on Thursday that the aim of the kitty, also known as Mbegu Fund, is to empower those operating small and medium sized enterprises who are registered with the […]

Aquarian Consults Train Youths On Positive Thinking

Aquarian Consults Train Youths On Positive Thinking

Aquarian Consults, a business solutions firm, has organised a one-day positive thinking Master class for upwardly mobile youths based in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Masterclass, which was facilitated by Amina Maina, the Group Executive Director of MRS Holdings Ltd Lagos, had the trainees drawn from several tertiary institutions. She tasked the youths to […]

Empowerment Loans Benefit Over 15,000 City Women, Youth

Empowerment Loans Benefit Over 15,000 City Women, Youth

 A total of 15,388 women and youths from 2,978 groups in Ilala Municipality have benefited from economic empowerment revolving funds issued by DCB Commercial Bank Plc. DCB managing director Godfrey Ndalahwa said a total of Sh9.6 billion had already been borrowed by women and youth groups involved in various economic activities. The revolving fund, of […]

Commonwealth Africa Summit Focuses On Youth, Gender Equality

Commonwealth Africa Summit Focuses On Youth, Gender Equality

Delegates from across Africa are attending the Commonwealth Africa Summit in London – where the theme this year is the ‘Common Good’. Topics under discussion include climate change and improving gender equality. The Commonwealth has its origins in the British Empire – most members were former colonies – and Britain is hoping to rekindle those […]

Rant Of The Day – This Science Student Thing

Rant Of The Day – This Science Student Thing

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column. There is decadence around the world, which is no news already but sometimes some things prop up and we are shocked at how decading the world is turning to be.  I am very perplexed with this new ‘‘doing drugs is cool thing” that some of our so called […]

Gov. Ambode Approves N30, 000 Monthly Stipends For RSW Interns

Gov. Ambode Approves N30, 000 Monthly Stipends For RSW Interns

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the payment of N30,000 as monthly stipends to Ready.Set.Work (RSW) interns. The Special Adviser to the governor on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. The RSW is an entrepreneurship and employability initiative of the Lagos State Government for tertiary institution […]

Ikeja Electric Trains 40 Youths On Catering

Ikeja Electric Trains 40 Youths On Catering

The Lagos State government has advised youths in the state to embrace vocational education as a tool of economic emancipation. The call was made at the weekend by the Special Adviser to Ambode on Social Development, Mrs. Joyce Onafowokan during the graduation of 40 youths trained by Ikeja Electric (IE). According to her, the rest […]

Ezekwesili Wants Financial Literacy For Students

Ezekwesili Wants Financial Literacy For Students

A former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday, said Nigerian youths should be equipped with skills and knowledge that would aid their understanding of financial matters right from secondary school. Ezekwesili stated this at the 2017 Nigerian Stock Exchange Essay Competition Awards Ceremony in Lagos. “We need to offer children financial literacy before […]

Skye Bank Charges Students On Savings Culture, Diligence

Skye Bank Charges Students On Savings Culture, Diligence

Skye Bank Plc, has charged the Nigerian child to imbibe the savings culture early in life of to secure their future, even as it demonstrated its commitment to the development of the education of the winners of its Skye Rainbow Essay Competition across the country, and presented them with state-of-the-art educational tablets. The competition, which […]

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